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Microsoft - MCPD .NET 2.0 Enterprise Applications Developer



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MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer)

If you are developing .NET Framework 2.0 applications that use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or creating Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0, the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Applications Developer (MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer) credentials highlights your job role, featuring your specific area of expertise. Now you can easily distinguish yourself as an expert in Windows development, Web application development, or distributed applications development.

Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications

You will have the skills necessary to build interactive, data-driven Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0 for both intranet and Internet uses.

Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

You will have the skills necessary to build rich client applications that target the Windows Forms platform using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.

Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications

You will have the skills necessary to develop, implement, and deploy XML Web services, .NET Framework remoting, Enterprise Services, and Message Queuing technology.

Professional Developer (MCPD): Enterprise Applications Developer

You will have the skills necessary to build n-tier solutions that target both Web and rich-client user experiences.

Our 13 day Microsoft MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer program:

  • Allows you to achieve your certifications in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages
  • Helps students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory

Four reasons why you should sit your .NET 2 course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be .NET 2 trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 13-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your .NET 2 course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass .NET 2 first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study .NET 2 with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


The Microsoft MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer program is a highly interactive 13-day developer class designed to teach Web, Windows, and Distributed Application Developers how to build interactive, data-driven middle-tier and client applications, targeting the Windows Forms platform using the .NET Framework 2.0, produce intranet and Internet Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0, and develop business and data layer applications that use such technologies as Web Services, Remoting, Enterprise Services, and Queuing.

Firebrand Training Advantage

By offering a total-immersion, zero-distraction, skills-based program utilizing a proprietary accelerated-format curriculum taught by the industry's premier instructors, Firebrand Training guarantees that each student will enjoy the largest return on his or her educational investment, in addition to leaving certified.

Our Microsoft Certified Trainers are cross-certified industry professionals (ranging from renowned authors to senior information technology consultants) with extensive real-world knowledge that is effectively relayed throughout our. Each instructor employs proprietary (Lecture | Lab | Review) delivery philosophy that matches the content presented to each individual learning style.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


Course Materials

You will receive a robust set of course materials that caters to each of the three primary individual learning-intake styles (auditory, visual, and kinesthetic-tactual) critical for a successful accelerated learning experience.


  • Framework Fundamentals
  • Input/Output
  • Searching, Modifying, and Encoding Text
  • Collections and Generics
  • Serialization
  • Graphics
  • Threading
  • Application Domains and Services
  • Installing and Configuring Applications
  • Instrumentation
  • Application Security
  • User and Data Security
  • Interoperation
  • Reflection
  • Mail
  • Globalization
  • Study and Foundation Exam


  • Introducing the ASP.NET 2.0 Web Site
  • Adding and Configuring Server Controls
  • Exploring Specialized Server Controls
  • Using ADO.NET and XML with ASP.NET
  • Creating Custom Web Controls
  • Input Validation and Site Navigation
  • ASP.NET State Management
  • Programming the Web Application
  • Customizing and Personalizing a Web Application
  • Implementing Authentication and Authorization
  • Globalization and Accessibility
  • Creating ASP.NET Mobile Web Applications
  • Monitoring, Deploying, and Caching Applications
  • Study and ASP.NET 2.0 Exam

Windows Development 2.0

  • Windows Forms and the User Interface
  • Configuring Controls and Creating the User Interface
  • Advanced Windows Forms Controls
  • Tool Strips, Menus, and Events
  • Implementing Data-Bound Controls
  • Printing in Windows Forms
  • Advanced Topics in Windows Forms
  • Enhancing Usability
  • Asynchronous Programming Techniques
  • Creating Windows Forms Controls
  • Deployment
  • Study and Windows 2.0 Exam

Distributed 2.0

  • Creating an XML Web Service
  • Extending XML Web Services
  • Configuring and Publishing XML Web Services
  • Method Invocations and Event Management with .NET Web Services
  • Creating a Remoting Server Application
  • Creating a Remoting Client Application
  • Debugging and Deploying Remote Applications
  • Method Invocations and Event Management with .NET Remoting
  • Message Queuing
  • Creating Serviced Components
  • Web Services Enhancements 3.0
  • Study and Distributed exam
  • End of MCTS Distributed 2.0

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer

  • Evaluating the Technical Feasibility of an Application
  • Creating Specifications for Developers
  • Design Evaluation
  • Component Design
  • Component Development
  • Multimedia in Distributed Applications
  • Reusable Software Components
  • Design Logic Implementation
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Planning for Testing
  • Unit Testing: The First Line of Defense
  • Stabilizing the Application
  • Evaluating Application Performance
  • Study and MCPD exam

Exam Track

At Firebrand Training we offer an efficient approach to achieve all certifications in one combined class. The exams provide a valid and reliable measure of technical proficiency and expertise. During the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer program students will take the following exams:

MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Application Development Foundation

Exam 70-536 - .NET Framework 2.0 Application Development Foundation, Prerequisite Exam for all 3 MCTS Certifications.

MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications

Exam 70-528 - .NET Framework 2.0 Web-Based Client Development

MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

Exam 70-526 - .NET Framework 2.0 Windows-Based Client Development

MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications

Exam 70-529 - .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Application Development

MCPD: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework

Exam 70-549 - Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Candidates for the Technology Specialist certifications in Web, Windows and Distributed Applications are expected to have:

  • At least two years' experience developing Microsoft Windows-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • A working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005

Candidates are also encouraged, but not required, to have the following additional experience for the individual MCTS certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Web Developer - A basic understanding of web protocols and HTML
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Developer - A basic understanding of desktop applications development
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Distributed Applications Developer - A basic understanding of multi-tier software development

Candidates for the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certifications are expected to have:

  • At least three to five years of on-the-job experience dedicated to enterprise application development
  • Worked in the following phases in the application life cycle:
    • Technical Envisioning and Planning
    • Design and Development
    • Stabilising and Releasing

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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